Volkswagen Touareg vs Audi Q5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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2021 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$43,300
Invoice
$40,703
Average Price Paid
$41,933
479 listings nationwide

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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2.0T quattro Premium AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,880
11 listings nationwide
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1 GOOD deals

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2021 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,585
100 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
Eric Tallberg Preview:

There are a few tweaks to Volkswagen’s high-end Touareg midsize 5-door 5-passenger crossover for 2017. Don’t worry, though--the most expensive and luxuriously appointed offering in the...

2021 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Audi has made a commitment to electrification across its lineup. That takes the form of all-electric (BEV), hybrid (HEV), and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV). The Q5, which entered its ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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Tek writes:
I tested drive this vehicle and was very impressed with it. A couple of key features that was missing that you...
bdub24 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"The leather/suede combination are utlralux and ventilation on the seats are great!"
Value Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"So many upgrades incorporated into the trim, smart interior styling, air suspension that is adjustable, tow package with enhanced engine cooling and antisway tech, skid plates protecting the underbelly and greater than standard articulation. Fantastic!"
2021 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
20
Steve writes:
Boring overpriced
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport AWD better.
"Same"
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport AWD better.
"Style, handling; power and dealer customer service "

Specs

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
2021 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
261 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
9.6:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.8 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 36.7 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.1 cu ft 25.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,239 lbs 1,036 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs 4,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.8 in 184.3 in
Width 76.4 in 84.2 in
Height 68.2 in 65.5 in
Wheelbase 113.9 in 111 in

Available Options

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive

Exterior Colors

  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Roof Edge Spoiler
2021 Audi Q5
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 19" 5-Double-Arm Design Bi-Color Finish

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